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FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2017 Posted on 28 Sep 2017

ATHOLL MEDICAL CENTRE, PITLOCHRY 

WEDNESDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2017 (PM ONLY) 

&

WEDNESDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2017 (PM ONLY)

 

This year the Atholl Medical Centre will be giving flu vaccinations on 2 half days.  We would be grateful if as many patients as possible (who are eligible) could attend on the appropriate day, as there will be limited appointments available if missed.

We would like patients to attend by surname letter, as set out below:

       Wednesday 18th October

     13.30 – 15.15            A – F

15.30 – 17.00            G – M (not Mc, Mac etc)

       Wednesday 25th October

13.30 – 15.15            All Mc, Mac – Q

15.30 – 17.00            R – Z

 

Patients eligible for flu vaccinations are:

All patients over 65 years of age, pregnant women, or anyone suffering from the following:

 Chronic heart disease or chest complaints including asthma and COPD

 Chronic Liver or Kidney Disease

 Diabetes

 Neurological conditions eg MS

 Lowered immunity due to illness or medication

 Other specific medical condition (check with surgery)

 Pneumococcal and shingles vaccines are also available for eligible patients

  Parents or guardians of children aged 2-5 years should telephone the surgery once they have received a letter to book an appointment

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NHS DOES NOT FUND VACCINATIONS FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE NOT IN ANY OF THE ELIGIBLE GROUPS, THIS IS AVAILABLE AT PHARMACIES FOR A NOMINAL CHARGE

  

ARRANGEMENTS FOR BLAIR ATHOLL

 

 There will be an open session in Blair Atholl Church Hall (next to the Village Hall) for our Blair Atholl patients on 24th October 2017 (9.30am – 11.00am)

  

Important note:

If you are housebound (or have a relative/friend/neighbour who is) please advise the surgery so that we can make other arrangements for your flu vaccination.

 

If you have any questions regarding arrangements please contact Atholl Medical Centre on Pitlochry 472558

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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